Carb Counters - low carb lasagna
01-15-2011, 12:56 PM
I got to eat lasagna last night. My hostess made a "normal" lasagna but used thinly sliced eggplant instead of noodles. I am NOT a fan of eggplant, but this was delicious. She salted the slices she said so they wouldn't be too watery.
A lovely recipe and such a pleasant surprise to have my needs taken into account. :)
01-15-2011, 12:58 PM
Wow that was so considerate of her! I've never tried Eggplant before...what does it taste like?
01-15-2011, 09:26 PM
I've done this, but used zucchini instead of eggplant. Much faster to cook then using noodles.
01-23-2011, 10:06 PM
The eggplant didn't have much flavour, just took on the flavours of the rest of the lasagna. Although I am not a big pasta eater, I do miss lasagna, so it was really nice. No weight gain on a weekend away, with a few cheats since we were drinking and playing cards etc. Eating right helped a lot.
01-31-2011, 04:40 PM
I have been making lazy-on-ya ( as my 4 yr old calls it) for years now with either eggplant or zucchini--love it. I slice the veg thin lengthwise add some salt, place between 2 kitchen towels and put the pan on top for about a hr. to get rid of the excess water then make as u would ususally.Here is a link I used as a guide
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